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Laporta claims Neymar was ‘crazy’ about Barcelona return

Laporta claims Neymar was ‘crazy’ about Barcelona return

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Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar was “crazy” about a potential Barcelona return, according to president Joan Laporta.

Neymar, 29, exited Camp Nou for a world-record €222m fee in August 2017. Consistent rumours about a comeback to Catalonia have followed for the forward who 105 times in 186 run-outs after his May 2013 arrival from Santos.

When quizzed by Esport3 about whether a move had been pondered earlier this year, Laporta replied: “Yes, we tried because at the time, in some conversations, it seemed interesting.

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“Neymar was crazy to come back to Barca in March. He got in touch with us, he wanted to come, yes.”

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